Google Creepiness: Science or Coincidence? (Premium)


There is a wide range of responses to Google's privacy violations, from those who simply don't care to those who maybe care far too much. But as is so often the case with such subjects, there's a much broader audience right in the middle. These are the people who think they understand the deal they've made with the devil and are willing to give up a bit of their personal information in order to benefit from Google's excellent apps and services.

And yes, I fall into this middle group. And while I have nothing to offer with regards to fully understanding exactly what it is that we're giving up so that we can enjoy the fruits of our Google relationships, I do have stories that make me wonder. Creepy stories.

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